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MK1/Nordy Dual Coil replacements...

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Wilbyman, Feb 11, 2006.

  1. Wilbyman


    Sep 10, 2003
    Parkersburg, WV
    Hey guys-

    Looks like the 4-string Bart MK1 that comes with Lakland 44-01's is fairly close to the Nordy dual coil size. To be exact...

    Nordy - 3.95/1.25

    MK1 - 4.25/1.33

    You could either go with a little bit of a gap or have some pickup covers made. What do you think? Would it look funny as a drop in replacement?

  2. msquared


    Sep 19, 2004
    Kansas City
    It may look funny, but I bet it sounds amazing.

    With that kind of gap I'd definitely look into some wood covers. I can't imagine the price would be ridiculous.
  3. i't would probably look wierd as a drop in replacement.. but you could always build wood cover rings.. like on a guitar humbucker.. that would be easy cheap and could look cool..
  4. illidian


    Jul 2, 2004
    Genius! :hyper:

    Nordstrand's signature series pick-ups (Dual Coils, Fat Stacks, and Big Singles) are all that size.

    I'd be interested to see what you do, because I may end up doing it msyelf!
  5. Wilbyman


    Sep 10, 2003
    Parkersburg, WV
    This is all good advice, guys...I'm going to look into some covers...


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